To request an event or opportunity to be posted on the calendar, please complete our Calendar Entry Request form. (Link opens in new page.) Please submit your event at least 2 weeks in advance of the event date and allow at least 48 hours for new events to appear on the calendar once they’ve been submitted.

Chapter members: Check the state TMN website (link opens in new page) for other training and volunteer opportunities offered through the state office or other chapters.

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Chapter Board Meeting

TBD TX

2022 First Quarter Chapter Board Meeting. Meeting is open to members and the public. Location TBD. Any change to start time will be noted on the website calendar.

DVSP – FM 205 Highway Cleanup

Dinosaur Valley State Park 1629 Park Rd 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043, TX

Join Friends of Dinosaur Valley State Park for our quarterly clean-up of FM 205. This is the road leading to DVSP. Bring work gloves and water with you. Trash bags and pickers will be provided. Meet outside the Park Store. Contact Friends of DVSP at friendsofdvsp@gmail.com if interested in joining.

TMN Basic Training — Botany, Invasive Plants of Texas, Field Work – Plants

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton) Library 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Field component at Acton Nature Center. Botany -- Gaston del Pino, Chapter Member and Professional Biologist Invasive Plants of Texas -- Gary Hinds, Longtime Chapter Member and Botany Expert Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

FeatherFest

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

A celebration of birds and welcome to the wildflower season. Free public event. Stay tuned for details…   FEATHER FEST at Acton Nature Center  -- free public event for adults and children. Come-and-go at your own pace, 10:00-2:00. Celebrate birds and welcome wildflowers! Enjoy outdoor time exploring educational booths, live raptors, wildflower walks, and crafts... Read More →

Recurring Event 1st Saturday Bird Walk at ANC

1st Saturday Bird Walk at ANC

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

Free Public event. This is a citizen science monthly bird count recorded in eBird. Walk starts in the parking lot and goes to the bird blind and along trails from there. Masks and social distancing encouraged. Recommended: Binoculars, camera, water, hiking shoes, and clothing suitable for the weather.

Spring Trash Bash

Warren Park 301 SW Johnson Ave., Burleson, TX

Burleson city-wide trash pickup with community, social media opportunities. City provides all trash pickup items, t-shirts, food, and prizes. This is a chapter member volunteer opportunity. More info to come.

TMN Basic Training – Grasses (classroom and field), Weather

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton) Library 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

New member training. Field component at Acton Nature Center. Grasses, Lecture and Field -- Henry Bogusch, Longtime Chapter Member and Grass Expert Weather and Climate -- Jennifer Dunn, National Weather Service Hours reporting VMS category (dropdown list): Initial Training. Identify class in the training description box.

History of Acton Nature Center

Acton Nature Center 6900 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, TX

Free public event and chapter member advanced training opportunity. Acton Nature Center Community Lecture Series: Rio Brazos Chapter member Andrea Roiz will present a lecture and slide show about the history of Acton Nature Center from land acquisition through development as a nature center. Presentation will be in the Education Center (farm house). See flyer... Read More →

Recurring Event Education Committee

Education Committee

Opal Durant Community Center (Acton Library) 6430 Smoky Hill Ct., Granbury, Texas

The Education Committee plans and develops educational events and services to the chapter and our communities. Examples include public events at Acton Nature Center and our partner parks, nature education for homeschool programs, special educational activities for local schools, field trips, and more. Interested members are invited to join us! Volunteer Hours.  VMS Category: Administrative Work... Read More →

Chapter Meeting with Guest Speaker

United Coop Granbury 320 Fall Creek Hwy, Granbury, TX

All members, guests, and visitors are invited to the chapter’s monthly meetings. Each meeting starts with a potluck (dinner on us for guests and visitors), followed by a speaker and the business meeting. 6:00    Potluck 6:30    Mark Pyle -- DFW Herps Overview: Brazos River Snake 7:30    Business meeting Members’ hours reporting: Volunteer Opportunity:... Read More →

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To request an event or opportunity to be posted on the calendar, please complete our Calendar Entry Request form. (Link opens in new page.) Please allow at least 48 hours for new events to appear on the calendar.